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The Long Shop

A Grade II* Listed Building in Leiston, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2073 / 52°12'26"N

Longitude: 1.5755 / 1°34'31"E

OS Eastings: 644385

OS Northings: 262595

OS Grid: TM443625

Mapcode National: GBR XQH.P39

Mapcode Global: VHM7Q.8S76

Entry Name: The Long Shop

Listing Date: 14 October 1976

Last Amended: 2 August 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1287610

English Heritage Legacy ID: 401763

Location: Leiston, East Suffolk, Suffolk, IP16

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Leiston

Built-Up Area: Leiston

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Leiston St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 46 SW LEISTON-CUM-SIZEWELL MAIN STREET

4/37 The Long Shop
(formerly listed as The Long
Shop (formerly part of the
premises of Richard Garrett
Limited)
14.10.76

GV II*


Built as a workshop in 1853 for the manufacture of portable steam engines; now
under restoration as a museum. Red brick with yellow brick dressings; pantile
roof with 3 louvred ventilators at ridge level. Timber bell-turret at the east
end. 2-storeys. 9 bays long (the centre one wider than the others) and 3 bays
wide. The east end tripartite with central square headed entrance and arched
windows, that above the entrance longer than the 4 in the outer bays and with a
clock face in the gable above. The west end similar but altered and without a
clock. The side windows all segmental-headed. All windows with iron glazing
bars and set back within the wall surface which thus appears pilastered. The
interior has fitters' galleries at first floor level leaving an open central
well.


Listing NGR: TM4442562640

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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